Cory Wharton and Taylor Selfridge Welcome Baby Girl, Reveal Heartbreaking Medical Condition

Maya Wharton

Cory Wharton and Taylor Selfridge have welcomed a brand new baby into their little family!

On June 1st, Taylor delivered an adorable baby girl they named Maya Grace Wharton.

This is the second child they’ve had together — they also share a two-year-old daughter named Mila — and Cory is also father to Ryder, the five-year-old girl he shares with Cheyenne Floyd.

Fans of the MTV stars have been a bit concerned because on June 1st, Cory announced that Taylor was going into labor, but the couple had been quiet since then.

Now, over a week after that update, we know why.

As Taylor and Cory revealed in posts on their Instagram accounts, baby Maya was born with a rare condition called tricuspid atresia, a congenital heart disease that prevents one of the heart valves from developing in the womb.

She’s already undergone surgery to address this, and they’ve said that she’ll have to have two more as she continues to grow.

In Taylor’s post about Maya, she revealed that they’d actually found out about the disease when she was 22 weeks pregnant, and she said that when they heard the news, “Our lives turned upside down in a matter of seconds,” which is definitely understandable.

“Maya came into this world doing so much etter than expected and with amazing cardiologists we were able to get a stent put in place instead of the first open heart surgery,” she wrote.

She explained that that procedure took place when the baby was only six days old, and that with all of this going on “I have felt very helpless in caring for my own child, my arms are aching to hold her, ache to feed her, ache to wake up to her.”

“My first time really holding her was at 5 days old. The last 9 days have been …read more

Source:: The Hollywood Gossip

      

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